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When did SC form a provisional government?
a) Before the first shots of the war were fired.
b) Before the Declaration was signed.
c) After the first shots of the war were fired.
d) After the Declaration was signed.

Who made up the political leadership of SC heading into the war?
a) Wealthy, white, male landowners who supported independence.
b) Descendents of the Lords Proprietors.
c) Leadership remained in the hands of Backcountry.
d) Wealthy, whites with at least 1000 acres of land.

What happened to SC loyalists following the war?
a) Nothing; they were pretty much left alone.
b) They were executed as traitors.
c) Many voluntarily left; others were fined and some run out of town.
d) They were ask to take an oath of allegiance.

What name was given to colonists who supported independence?
a) Loyalists
b) Trimmers
c) Patriots
d) Independents

Which AR battle in SC was the final major battle in the state?
a) Camden
b) Cowpens
c) King's Mountain
d) Eutaw Springs

Which AR battle in SC was between loyalist and patriot colonials?
a) Cowpens
b) King's Mountain
c) Camden
d) Fort Moultrie

During which AR battle in SC did partisans and Continentals cooperate to defeat the British?
a) Camden
b) King's Mountain
c) Cowpens
d) Eutaw Springs

Which partisan leader never actually fired a weapon?
a) Thomas Sumter
b) Andrew Pickens
c) William Harden
d) Francis Marion

Who were SC's delegates to the Second Continental Congress?
a) Francis Marion, Thomas Sumter, Andrew Pickens, William Harden
b) Thomas Lynch, Jr., Edward Rutledge, Arthur Middleton, Thomas Heyward, Jr.
c) Christopher Gadsden, John Rutledge, Edward Rutledge, Henry Laurens
d) Henry Middleton, Henry Laurens, Thomas Lynch, Jr., Edward Rutledge

What did the SC colony create to govern the colony instead of the royal governor?
a) Provincial Congress
b) General Assembly
c) Colonial Congress
d) General Committee of 99

Which crop was SC allowed to trade with Britain inspite of the non-exportation agreement?
a) rice
b) indigo
c) tobacco
d) cotton

Who was a key leader of SC's Sons of Liberty?
a) Ben Tillman
b) Christopher Gadsden
c) Benjamin Lincoln
d) Horatio Gates

What act placed a tax on paper, such as legal documents and newspapers?
a) Stamp Act
b) Declaratory Act
c) Townshend Duties
d) Sugar Act

What did colonists organize to respond to the Stamp Act?
a) First Continental Congress
b) Provincial Congress
c) Stamp Act Congress
d) Second Continental Congress

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